When it's time to let people know you've got a bun in the oven, what's the best way to do it? Recently we've seen a trend in photo announcements that get posted on blogs or Facebook pages to reveal to the world that a baby is on the way.
Pinterest is filled with images of nurseries that new parents are proud to show off. There is another type of nursery that new parents who are tight on space may be more familiar with - the corner nursery. Here are a few decor tips for sharing your bedroom with the baby. More
When a friend told me he was considering planting two trees to celebrate the birth of his friends' new baby twins, I must admit I swooned. Birth-trees! Such a sweet idea, but there are a few things to consider...
Over and over, when asked what baby item to skip, readers have urged parents-to-be to forgo a traditional changing table. Typically they're not very attractive and their utility is relatively short-lived compared to more versatile furnishings. This advice is especially true in small nurseries.
Are you hoping to raise your child in your own geeky likeness? No worries, there are products out there to help you on your way. We scoured Etsy, a nerd haven with its own "Geekery" category, and rounded up the best, nerdiest baby mobiles out there. Whether you are an ardent supporter of House of Stark or have built your very own Tardis, you'll find something here you'll love.
Once a week on Apartment Therapy we have an "On The Wall" post, where we pick out a particularly excellent poster, print, artwork that would look great in a kid's room or nursery. These pieces of art make great starting points for a room, too. However, sometimes it can be hard to work out: how do you turn a piece of art into a plan for an actual room? Well, here is how I go about it, starting with a poster I own: Charley Harper's "Space for all Species".
I've often wondered why changing pads for babies were cloth instead of something easier to clean if there's a diaper mishap. Boon has addressed this issue with their ultra modern Fresh changing station with a removable foam pad. Bonus: a toy hook.
If you're going to have garden sheets, you might as well have a garden rug, right? We've rounded up some new takes on the standard floral rug, with some modern, whimsical garden-themed rugs. I'm coveting the veggie garden one, myself.
An amazing thing happened in June 2008 — an IKEA opened two miles from my home. Oh, and my son was born. Before this a trip to IKEA meant descending into the bowels of Port Authority in Manhattan, boarding a standing room only shuttle bus to a New Jersey IKEA and then deciding whether to spend more money than you spent on purchases to arrange home delivery of your items or to limit yourself to what you could wrangle home on the bus and subway. It was a dark time.
Spring is all about new growth. What better way to welcome Spring than with the arrival of a new baby in the family? The question is, how to welcome the newest addition with the perfect heirloom to start them on their wonderful life?